Thumbing Through the Pages: Creating a Pile of Dog-Eared Images

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Tutorial: AKVIS ArtSuite

Thumbing Through Photos With Curled Edges


AKVIS ArtSuite offers a wide variety of effects and frames. One quite interesting technique is the Page Curl. In this example, we will show how to combine this effect several times to create a set of images of the four seasons.

    Original Image Result
    One of the Original Images Result
  • Step 1. In Photoshop, open a prepared file composed of a series of images of the same size, each on a separate layer.

    Original Photos
    Photos of Four Seasons
  • Step 2. Choose the first layer and call the AKVIS ArtSuite plugin from the menu: Filter -> AKVIS -> ArtSuite.

    Select Page Curl from the list of the frames. Configure its parameters to create a large page curl and press to apply the result.

    Page Curl in AKVIS ArtSuite
    Page Curl Effect in AKVIS ArtSuite
  • Step 3. The second layer is now visible beneath the page curl. Select both layers with the left mouse button, holding Shift, and merge them with the Merge Layers command.

    Layers in Photoshop
    Layers in Photoshop
  • Step 4. Call the AKVIS ArtSuite plugin for this new layer, add another page curl, and apply the result by pressing .

    Repeated Use of the Effect
    Repeated Use of the Effect
  • Step 5. Merge the layer with the one below it and repeat the process as many times as needed.

    Layers Palette


    As a result, we have a stack of images with curled "dog-eared" corners.

    Image with Curled Edges
How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — Using the Program — Using the Program
   — Preferences — Preferences
Effects Effects
   — Black & White — Black & White
   — Shift Colors — Shift Colors
   — Channel Mixer — Channel Mixer
   — Texture — Texture
   — Glamour — Glamour
   — Two Keys — Two Keys
   — Halftone Effect — Halftone Effect
Frames Frames
   — Classic — Classic
   — Pattern — Pattern
   — Strokes — Strokes
   — Scratches — Scratches
   — Page Curl — Page Curl
   — Squares — Squares
   — Ragged — Ragged
   — Spray — Spray
   — Artistic Frame — Artistic Frame
   — Frost — Frost
   — Artistic Crop — Artistic Crop
   — Passe-Partout — Passe-Partout
   — Hand Painted Frame — Hand Painted Frame
Examples Examples
   — Berlin Cathedral Postcard — Berlin Cathedral Postcard
   — Change Seasons — Change Seasons
   — Create Your Own Art Gallery — Create Your Own Art Gallery
   — Make a Calendar  — Make a Calendar
   — Prowling Tiger — Prowling Tiger
   — Frog Prince House — Frog Prince House
   — Summer Dreams (Advanced Tutorial) — Summer Dreams (Advanced Tutorial)
   — Relaxing at the River — Relaxing at the River
   — Happy New Year! Year of the Tiger! — Happy New Year! Year of the Tiger!
   — Handmade Wedding Invitation — Handmade Wedding Invitation
   — Making Your Own Frames — Making Your Own Frames
   — Retro Style Portrait: Black & White Effect — Retro Style Portrait: Black & White Effect
   — Changeable Fruit - Shift Colors — Changeable Fruit - Shift Colors
   — Valentine's Day: Capturing a Memory — Valentine's Day: Capturing a Memory
   — Thumbing Through Photos: Curled Edges — Thumbing Through Photos: Curled Edges
   — Old Paper Effect — Old Paper Effect


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